Headlines Tagged with Hong Kong — 1,125 headlines found
Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Jan 28, 2016 Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
[Hong Kong] Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection
Conclusions Implementation of comprehensive smoke-free legislation was associated with a significant reduction in hospital admissions for childhood LRTI.
Jan 14, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Jan 15, 2016 13:23
reveals that in the five years following implementation of Hong Kong’s smoke-free law, there were fewer deaths due to ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular disease, viz. 12.6 percent, 10.4 percent and 6.2 percent respectively.
Dec 22, 2015 Asian Tribune
added Dec 22, 2015 05:36
I refer to part of a half-page advert by the Council on Smoking and Health in the South China Morning Post on December 8, with the headline, “Stay clear of e-cigarettes”. I make two points. The first concerns young smokers being targeted by the manufact
Dec 20, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Dec 19, 2015 18:33
the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Dec 17, 2015 Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23
[Asia, Hong Kong] China Flavors chairman Wang Ming-fan sees great potential in China for the sale of non-tobacco cigarettes.
The company has paid HK$3.6 million as deposit for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in the leading e-cigarette group, according to a stock exchange filing on Nov. 11. The deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year, C
Nov 23, 2015 EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:00
extending the impact of effective smoke-free legislation to those aged 65 years or older and to cerebrovascular events in younger age groups. They also reinforced the need for comprehensive, enforced and effective smoke-free laws if the full extent of the
Nov 19, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01
Adolescents who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes, in a study from China. The increased risk of breathing problems - like a cough or phlegm - varied dependi
Nov 9, 2015 Reuters Health
added Nov 12, 2015 14:56
[Asia-pacific] E-Cigarette Awareness, Perceptions and Use among Community-Recruited Smokers in Hong Kong
who intended to quit, awareness of e-cigarettes was high, but most did not perceive e-cigarettes as effective in quitting. Correlates concerning e-cigarette perceptions and use will help to inform prospective studies, public education and policy on contro
Oct 26, 2015 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 26, 2016 17:41
Oct 5, 2015 Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:59